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Linke, Dorit

Summary: Expelled from their secondary school in East Germany because of their rebellious attitudes, Hanna and Andreas plan to escape by swimming across the cold and choppy waters of the Baltic Sea in a harrowing twenty-five hour journey to freedom in West Germany. Hanna is an accomplished distance swimmer, Andreas is not, and the danger of being caught, drowning, or dying of exhaustion is very real--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC LIN

Cox, Lynne

Summary: At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland. At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men's and women's world records for swimming the English Channel-a thirty-three-mile crossing in nine hours, thirty-six minutes. At eighteen, she swam the twenty-mile Cook Strait between North and South Islands of New Zealand, was caught on a massive swell,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COX, LYNNE COX

Laughlin, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Total Immersion, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 LAU

Dean, Penny Lee

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.21 Dean 1998

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